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There’s A Fine Line Between Private And Public, And Facebook Might Have Just Crossed It

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http://techcrunch.com – According to The Next Web, sending someone a link to something on a third-party site using Facebook’s social system in a private message increases the “Like” numbers on public counters by two. Before I dig into why this is a bad idea and perhaps a serious invasion of privacy, I will let you read Facebook’s response, which was also just published by TNW: We did recently find a bug with our social plugins where at times the count for the Share or Like goes up by two, and we are working on fix to solve the issue now. To be clear, this only affects social plugins off of Fac (IT news)